NGC 2775 (UGC 4820, LEDA 25861) Galaxy in Cancer

Located at: RA 09 hours 10 minutes 21 seconds, Dec +07 degrees 02 minutes 19 seconds

Size: 4.2' x 3.4' Magnitude: 11.0 blue Class: SA(r)ab AGN?*

 North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 490 minutes (49 x 10 minute subs), 04/10/11/14/2017; FWHM 2.3-3.9 per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1


 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)


As the moon was rising low in the east, I tried imaging a fairly bright galaxy near the evening meridian. As with most of this spring, we are getting dying fronts passing though ... no rain here, but  periods of clouds.

See the Deep Sky Browser page for NGC 2775.

* NED info. See the SEDs Interactive NGC Catalog Online.

See the CDS image/data.